David Chau

David is an art collector and the co-founder of the ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair and the co-founder of JINGART
David was born in Shanghai and grew up in Hong Kong and Vancouver. He graduated with dual B.A degree from the University of British Columbia in Art History and International Relations. Mr. Chau had the opportunity to study under the tutelage of some of the most important scholars including Tsao Hsingyuan and James Cahill, which eventually led him into the art industry.
Mr. Chau is a young and energetic entrepreneur. He is the founder of Metropolis International Leasing Co., Ltd, one of China’s largest fleet management companies.
He also sets foot in various other industries, including finance and real estate, and invests in multiple internet-based startups. He started his art collection in 2003, and ever since then, he has gradually established his own collection and attempted to engage in more in the art world to support young and emerging galleries.